Justin Zygmont jzygmont at solarflow.dyndns.org
Fri Nov 7 01:30:15 UTC 2003

On Thu, 6 Nov 2003, Michael Knepher wrote:

> On Thu, 2003-11-06 at 10:43, Brad Smith wrote:
> > I'm really wondering about this as well. My first thought was that it
> > was named after Channon Yarrow, from Warren Ellis' very excellent comic,
> > Transmetropolitan. That's one of the only things I can think of that
> > would top the previous releases' string of Hyperion references (Shrike,
> > Severn) for semi-obscure geeklore coolness factor. =:)
> There are wheels within wheels. In addition to the flower connection
> (Hyperion, BTW, apparently is a "breed" of daylily), Yarrow is, like
> Severn, a river in the UK.

So that's where the name came from, I know of a river in extreme nortern 
ontario called severn.

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